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Washer and Dryer Removals: We Can Do It!

Contractor disassembling a washing machine

Ready to upgrade to new, high-efficiency appliances? Tossing the old washer and dryer as part of a home renovation? Did your old school washer finally clunk out on you?  No matter the reason, at Capital Junk we can quickly and efficiently remove these appliances without any hassle. To prepare for a removal and streamline the…

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Don't Burn Your Junk!

burning junk

If you’ve ever been to a backyard bonfire in the country, you know that junk is flammable. Whether it’s wooden furniture, linens, beds, couches – especially out in the country, there’s an old-school mentality to burn whatever you can and recycle the rest. Just because it’s flammable doesn’t mean it’s a good idea to burn…

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The Emotional Impact of Clutter

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It’s spring time, which means we’re gearing up for another spring cleaning season! In this time of renewal, we all have an opportunity to start fresh and begin anew. Whether that’s clearing off the PVR, doing a little spring cleaning on our friends lists, or finally cleaning out the front closet, everyone is a busy…

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How Capital Junk Can Help Clean Out Your Garage

cleaning the garage

When the day finally arrives when you can no longer stand to look at the mess of accumulated junk that’s cooped up in your garage, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and call Capital Junk for some help. Cleaning out the garage is no small task. It’s the kind of job that might even…

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Runway For Hope 2017 CHEO Fundraiser

Runway for Hope Growing Kids

Runway For Hope 2017 This past Sunday, Ottawa was treated to the semi-annual Runway For Hope show at the spacious Horticulture Building in Lansdowne Park. The focus of the show is to promote the Ottawa fashion scene by showcasing local designers and local clothing boutique. Additionally, Runway For Hope showcases Ottawa’s talented models, hair stylists…

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Why Moving is the Perfect Time to Purge

Family Unpacking Moving In Boxes From Removal Truck

If you’ve been itching to purge and clear out all of those unused items that just collect dust throughout your home, there’s no better time than before a big move. We’re all guilty of holding on to items and clothing far longer than reason would permit. But at one point or another, we must face…

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What is Illegal Dumping?

garbage near the property

Did you know that it’s illegal to dump garbage, appliances, and even snow on private property or public spaces such as parking lots, or parks? There are strict By-laws that surround where and how to place and dispose of any type of waste. That’s why it’s important to know what is and is not allowed…

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Your Post-Party Recycling Guide

After the party is over and the guests are gone, we don’t blame you if you’re afraid to look at the house. You can pretend you don’t see that pile of garbage, those empty beer bottles, and that crinkled wrapping paper if gifts were involved – but you can’t ignore it for long. Let’s dig…

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Clean Up After Christmas

Christmas gifts

Cleaning up after the holidays is often the price we have to pay for getting to indulge with our family and friends. But it’s also the perfect time to take advantage of the lull before the New Year arrives. You can use the time to really declutter your life, finish that bathroom renovation, or revamp…

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